[ wawl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈwɔlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /


material manufactured in large sheets for use in making or covering walls, ceilings, etc., as a substitute for wooden boards or plaster.

Origin of wallboard

First recorded in 1905–10; wall + board
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wallboard

  • Tabla ang itap-ung sa lungag, Use a piece of wallboard to cover the hole.

  • The walls and ceilings were covered with wallboard, properly paneled and carefully and tastefully decorated.

    David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney

British Dictionary definitions for wallboard


/ (ˈwɔːlˌbɔːd) /


a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012